• Group Procurement Head

    at Metalor Technologies

    Mars 2013 - Septembre 2015


    Achievements: • Implement and manage team of 6 direct category managers and team of 24 indirect • Developed and implemented the OMP for function • Procurement saving report tool 100% implemented as well as all group policies and KPI dashboard • Implemented on-going Strategic Sourcing training program and succession plan • On-going growth of managed spend (From 50% - 70%) • Productivity +5% as per group target • E-sourcing - E-Catalogue and P2P and S2P roll-out set for completion by end 2014 in all regions (80% completed) • SAP SRM and CLM implementation • Standardization of legal contracts per category/region need

  • Senior Strategic Sourcing lead

    at Nestle

    Février 2009 - Décembre 2012

    Canton de Vaud

    To develop and implement a strategic plan aligned with the overall business goals to assure supply, eliminate mono sourcing, remove business risk and generate savings for the marketing department. Alignment with Nestle supplier audits for GMP and Ethical responsible sourcing targets and set up sourcing team together with Nestle China. Achievements: • Developed and implemented Global Sourcing strategies for packaging categories according to Nestle 7 Step Sourcing method • Manage team of 4 senior buyers (remotely) • Delivered more than 10MCHF of Cost savings on annual basis • Established regular cross functional communication between Marketing, Supply Chain and Procurement aligned with long term business requirements • Created data base of preferred suppliers from LCC for spend category • Supplier Audits. Lead all ‘Ethical Sustainable Sourcing’ to ensure compliance • Nestle NCE (Nestle Continued Excellence) completion and gate pass

  • Head of

    at Swatch Group

    Mai 2007 - Février 2009

    Canton de Berne

    Main Responsibilities: • Ensure market supply of finished Watches and straps • Coordinate Sales Planning and logistics • Implement strategies and processes to reduce ETA backlogs • Set up supplier KPI score cards • Lead Procurement and Supply team for Swatch Watches and Bijoux • Drive procurement liaison between ETA Watches, Bracelets, Packaging, Logistics, and Product Management • Develop and motivate procurement team (8 direct reports) • Ensure inventory levels correspond to safety stock targets and resolve potential backlogs and capacity issues • T2,T3 & T4 Production Planning • Oversee the timing and development of new collections and special launches • Co-ordinate strategic meetings between Swatch and suppliers • Implement supplier performance reviews for Watch and Bijoux


  • Bachalors

    at University of Kent

    1985 - 1987 (2 years) Kent


  • Français Negotiation

  • Anglais Native

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